Elyse Dorsey is currently Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice. Prior to this, she served as an Attorney Advisor to FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips. Before joining the FTC, Elyse was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Wilson Sonsini, where she was a member of the antitrust practice. Her work encompassed a wide variety of antitrust matters, including litigation, government investigations, counseling, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining the firm, Elyse served as law clerk from 2012-2013 to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. While in law school, she worked extensively as a research assistant to Commissioner Joshua D. Wright on a number of antitrust issues, focusing particularly upon antitrust analysis in high-tech industries and the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust.
Ms. Dorsey earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Clemson University and her J.D., summa cum laude, from George Mason University.